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The U.S. drops an average of 46 bombs a day

The U.S. has dropped at least 337,000 bombs and missiles in 20 years Photo: Afghan residents and family members of the victims gather next to a damaged vehicle…

Afghanistan: Ex-Bagram inmates recount stories of abuse, torture

Former prisoners return to the now-abandoned US-run Bagram jail, which was notorious for ‘enhanced torture.‘ Photo: Hamza recounts the torture he endured during his imprisonment at Bagram [Agnieszka…

Watch: Inside US detention centre at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan

Photo: Screenshot: US detention centre at Bagram airbase 13 September 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Sky News has seen inside the detention centre where thousands of…

Watch: America After 9/11 (PBS)

This program centers on the United States’ political and military actions following the 2001 attacks and sheds light on 20 years of a new normal. 08 September 2021…

US: Afghanistan would have to ‘wait months’ before frozen assets are released

‘The gravity of the situation is so immense. Every day that passes is going to result in more suffering and more exodus of people.’ $7 billion of Afghanistan’s…

The US continues to defend the drone strike that Afghan family says killed innocents

“They have to give us answers. Is our blood so worthless, we don’t even get an explanation?” Ahmadi asked. Photo: Emal Ahmadi shows a photo of his family…

The Cost of The US Afghanistan War

‘Most Afghans alive today were not born when the U.S. war began.’ Oddly, we are not told the actual figure of ‘most’ but it is horrifying to contemplate…

German troops have also left Afghanistan after 20 years

The US pullout from Afghanistan after 20 years has made the erratic Trump years look like more than a blip of American unilateralism. But German-American relations have a…

Hasty US Pullout from Afghanistan Invokes Regional Talk of Post Pax Americana

America’s allies in the Middle East are weighing options to avoid meeting the fate of the Afghani government, as regional scholars talk of the post Pax Americana era….

Watch: The Fall of Saigon (1975)

In the decades to come, The Fall of Kabul may be remembered for being little more than manifestly different from The Fall of Saigon. But is it? Photo:…

Excerpt: Taliban Code of Conduct

Photo: James Porteous 13 August 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Call it ‘gallows humour.’ Or simply bad taste. But let’s not pretend that soldiers don’t need…

Bagram Airfield: Last one, turn off the lights

Photo: Afghan security forces member keep watch after the American military left Bagram air base, in Parwan province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 5, 2021. The U.S….

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